213655 Developing an Analytical File

Saturday, November 6, 2010 : 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Jeffrey A. Rhoades, PhD , Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
This session will describe how to find the information necessary to initiate a MEPS research project. Information on locating the MEPS questionnaires, lists of available variables, codebook and documentation will be presented.

Learning Areas:
Biostatistics, economics
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
1) Attendees will be able to describe how to interpret MEPS file documentation and codebooks.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked on the MEPS (and related surveys) survey for over 15 years and have served on the faculty of numerous workshops, have made over 25 MEPS related presentations at professional meetings and research organizations
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.